Wine Wednesday Quote: July 6, 2016

“No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage.” –Thomas Jefferson, author of The Declaration of Independence

Wine Wednesday Quote: June 29, 2016

Wine Wednesday Quote: “Anni, amori e bicchieri di vino –nun se contano mai.” Years, lovers, and glasses of wine; these things should never be counted. —Anthony Capella, The Food of Love      

Wine Wednesday Quote: June 1, 2016

“When it comes to wine, I tell people to throw away the vintage charts and invest in a corkscrew. The best way to learn about wine is the drinking.” — Alexis Lichine (wine write, The Pope of Wine)

Wine Wednesday: May 18, 2016

Wine Wednesday Quote: Wine Cork noun 1. an obtrusive object in a wine bottle which comes between a person and eternal greatness   

Wine Wednesday: April 27, 2016

Wine Wednesday Quote: “There can never be any substitute for your own palate nor any better education than tasting the wine yourself.” –Robert Parker (wine critic, Baltimore native)

Wine Wednesday: Dec. 2, 2015

“Smooth out with wine the worries of a wrinkled brow.” Quintus Horatius Flaccus (aka Horace, poet of Rome)

Wine Wednesday: Oct. 7, 2015

“You should come taste with us. You can give tips on how to get tipsy.” -Linda Belcher of Bob’s Burgers “Season 4 Episode 15” (wife, mother, wine guzzler)

Notes on Terroir

corkshrewd: An informative, albeit technical explanation of terroir, a key concept in understanding and appreciating good wine. I dig this stuff. -forté